Mathieu Roy, Ben O’Connor and Colton Fretter each scored a pair of goals as Sheffield Steelers closed to within three points of Elite League leaders Braehead Clan with a 9-2 victory over Hull Stingrays.
Jeff Legue, Mike Forney and Tyler Mosienko also found the back of the net as the Steelers completed a comfortable victory.
Nottingham Panthers’ fading title hopes suffered another setback as they slipped to a 3-2 defeat to bottom club Dundee Stars.
Bari McKenzie, Shane Lust and Ryan Grimshaw were on target for the Scottish side, with Evan Mosey and Guillaume Doucet replying for the Panthers.
Also on Saturday night, Niko Suoraniemi, Jordan Fulton, Chris Auger, Kyle Haines and Matt Reber scored as Fife Flyers eased to a 5-1 home victory over Edinburgh Capitals.
Sunday 1st March 2015
Braehead Clan v Fife Flyers – 6.00pm
Cardiff Devils v Belfast Giants – 6.00pm
Coventry Blaze v Sheffield Steelers – 5.15pm
Edinburgh Capitals v Nottingham Panthers – 6.00pm
Hull Stingrays v Dundee Stars – 6.00pm